Nokia Siemens Networks' Real Estate Appoints Newmark Grubb Knight Frank Global Corporate Services as its Global Corporate Real

Nokia Siemens Networks' Real Estate Appoints Newmark Grubb Knight Frank Global
       Corporate Services as its Global Corporate Real Estate Supplier

  PR Newswire

  NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2012

NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nokia Siemens Networks, the world's
specialist in mobile broadband, has selected Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF)
as its sole global corporate real estate supplier. Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Global Corporate Services will collaborate with the real estate team at Nokia
Siemens Networks to provide industry-leading real estate solutions to meet its
business needs at a competitive real estate cost. Services will include Global
Account Management, Technology Integration, Transaction Management and
Facilities Management in over 100 countries where Nokia Siemens Networks
operates. The framework contract duration is five and half years and was
signed on November 13, 2012.

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The global head of real estate for Nokia Siemens Networks, Peter Doran,
commented on the comprehensive evaluation and decision process undertaken
through which Newmark Grubb Knight Frank proved successful. "Newmark Grubb
Knight Frank is demonstrating clear commitment by generating considerable cost
savings, optimizing the supply chain and offering proven technology through
its Global Corporate Services platform."

"We are extremely excited to be selected by Nokia Siemens Networks, which has
a progressive philosophy and vision for its real estate," said Newmark Grubb
Knight Frank Global Corporate Services Chairman Michael Ippolito.

This appointment is the most recent indicator of the contribution to Newmark
Grubb Knight Frank's expansion through parent company BGC Partners, Inc.'s
acquisition of the assets of Grubb & Ellis and its investment in proprietary
technology and talented professionals.

About Newmark Grubb Knight Frank Newmark Grubb Knight Frank is one of the
largest commercial real estate service firms in the U.S. and together with its
affiliates and London-based partner Knight Frank employs over 11,000
professionals operating from more than 300 offices globally, with over 680
million square feet under management. A major force in the real estate
marketplace, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank is meeting the local and global needs
of tenants, owners, investors and developers worldwide. For further
information, visit www.newmarkkf.com .

Newmark Grubb Knight Frank is a part of BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP), a
leading global brokerage company primarily servicing the wholesale financial
and real estate markets. For further information, visit www.bgcpartners.com .

Newmark Grubb Knight Frank Global Corporate Services is an integrated global
platform which provides beginning-to-end corporate services solutions to
clients on an international level. Operating from New York, London and Hong
Kong, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank Global Corporate Services combines strategy
and execution within a unified team, integrating skill sets, technology tools
and analyses typically performed by various consulting, real estate,
architecture, and project management organizations.

Discussion of Forward-Looking Statements by BGC Partners Statements in this
press release regarding BGC Partners' business that are not historical facts
are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a
discussion of additional risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual
results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see
BGC Partners' Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, including, but
not limited to, the risk factors set forth in our public filings, including
our most recent Form 10-K and any updates to such risk factors contained in
subsequent Form 10-Q or Form 8-K filings.

Press Contact: Mira Matic +1-973-461-9005 mira@miramaticpr.com

Website: http://www.newmarkkf.com
 
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